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== General ==
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; Enabled
: Enable the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) features in XBMC. This requires that at least one [[:Category:PVR_add-ons|PVR add-on]] is installed.
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; Synchronize channel groups with backends
: Imports channel groups from the backend (if supported by the add-on and backend). Will delete user created groups if they're not found on the backends.
; Always use the channel order from the backend(s)
: Sorts the channels by channel number on the server, but uses XBMC's own numbering for channels.
; Use backend channels numbers (only works with 1 enabled PVR add-on)
: Use numbering from the backend, instead of configuring them manually over XBMC.
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; Channel manager
: Opens the channel manager, which allows modifying the channel order, channel name, icon, etc.
; Search for channels
: Instruct the backend to search for channels (if supported by the add-on and backend)
; Reset the PVR database
: Delete channel/epg database and reimport the data from backend afterwards
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; Do not show 'connection lost' warnings
: Hide the warning if xbmc lost the connection to the backend (for example: if the backend service died)
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== Menu/OSD ==
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; Show channel information when switching channels
: shows information about the current programm on this channel
; Automatically hide channel information
: Automatically hide the channel information that is displayed when switching to another channel in full screen mode
; Close channel OSD after switching channels
: Automatically close the channel OSD after selecting a channel in that OSD.
; Channel information duration
: Time that the information dialog is displayed when switching channels. Defaults to 5 seconds.
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; Default folder for PVR thumbnails
: Location where the tv logos ( http://forum.xbmc.org/showthread.php?tid=86047 ) are stored
; Scan for missing icons
: looked for missing icons and linked icons to channels, so they appear in the "Live TV" channel section
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== EPG ==
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|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/General|General]]}}'''
; Default EPG window
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: Default EPG window to show. Defaults to Timeline.
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Menu OSD|Menu / OSD]]}}'''
; Days to display in the EPG
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: Number of days of EPG data to import from backends. Defaults to 2 days.
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Guide|Guide]]}}'''
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; EPG update interval
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Playback|Playback]]}}'''
: Time between EPG data imports from backends. Defaults to 120 minutes.
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; Prevent EPG updates while playing a TV stream
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Recording|Recording]]}}'''
: Do not import EPG data while playing TV, to minimise CPU usage.
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; Do not store the EPG in the database
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Reminders|Reminders]]}}'''
: EPG data is stored in a local database by default, to speed up EPG importing when XBMC is restarted. Enabling this option will prevent that.
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; Do not show 'no information available' labels
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Power_saving|Power Saving]]}}'''
: Hides "no information available" labels when no EPG data could be retrieved for a channel.
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; Reset the EPG database
|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Parental_control|Parental Control]]}}'''
: Delete the EPG database in xbmc and reimport the data afterwards from the backend
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|'''{{resize|1.3em|[[File:Circle arrow right font awesome.png|60px|left]] [[Settings/TV/Client_specific|Client specific]]}}'''
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== Playback ==
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; Start playback minimized
: display stream of selected channel in a small box instead of fullscreen (Defaults: yes)
; Continue last channel on startup
: Shows the last seen channel if switchtig to live tv (Defaults: no)
; Switch channel without pressing OK
: When this option is enabled, pressing a number button in full screen mode will automatically switch to the channel number that was entered after 1 second. When disabled, you need to confirm the switch by pressing ok.
; Show signal quality
: True to display signal quality information in the codec information window (if supported by the add-on and backend)
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; Timeout when starting playback
: Return to the previous window and stop playback if the channel stream doesn't start within this timeout. Defaults to 15 seconds.
; Deplay channel switch
: When pressing channel up or down, the actual channel switch is delayed. Defaults to 0 milliseconds.
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== Recording ==
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; Instant recording duration
: Duration of the recording when pressing the record button, or when creating a new manual timer. Defaults to 180 minutes.
; Default recording priority
: Priority of the recording, between 0 and 100. Higher number means higher priority. Defaults to 50. Not supported by all add-ons and backends.
; Default recording lifetime
: Delete recording after this time. Defaults to 99 days. Not supported by all add-ons and backends.
; Margin at starting of a recording
: Start recordings before the actual time. Defaults to 2 minutes. Not supported by all add-ons and backends.
; Margin at end of a recording
: End recordings after the actual time. Defaults to 10 minutes. Not supported by all add-ons and backends.
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; Display a notification on timer updates
: Displays a notification when timers are added, finished or removed by the backend.
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== Power saving ==
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; Enabled
: ?
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; Backend idle time
: ?. Defaults to 15 minutes.
; Set wakeup command (cmd[timestamp])
: ?. Defaults to '/usr/bin/setwakeup.sh'.
; Wakeup before recording
: ?. Defaults to 15 minutes.
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; Daily wakeup
: ?
; Daily wakeup time (<nowiki>HH:MM:SS</nowiki>)
: ?
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== Parental control ==
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; Enabled
: ?
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; Change PIN
: ?
; Unlock duration
: ?. Defaults to 300 seconds.
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==See also==
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*[[PVR]]


[[Category:Settings]]
[[Category:Settings]]
[[Category:XBMC Manual]]
[[Category:PVR]]

Latest revision as of 00:31, 13 March 2021